I am looking for cookie recipes with little or no sugar, but still taste good?

Question by Mommy of 5: I am looking for cookie recipes with little or no sugar, but still taste good?
I am looking for cookie recipes with little or no sugar. I am wanting to make cookies for my child’s school and 1 of the children in their class is diabetic and my child is on a low sugar diet, so if someone could help me with finding a good cookie recipe I would be very grateful.

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Answer by Sugs
If you have diabetes than you should of gotten free classes on how to keep care of yourself and how to cook and count your carbs. What I learned in one of the cooking classes was that you can cut UP to half the sugar in any recipes to make it better for you. Just cut it each time you make it so you will not notice the difference. Saves tons of calories too.

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  1. Hopeful For 2! says:

    Substitute honey or blue agave syrup. Neither of them spike blood insulin levels. They don’t have the same effect that processed bleached sugar has on our bodies. If ever you do use can sugar, you should ALWAYS use raw.

  2. Les says:

    Found these recipes, have a look at the site for more info

    http://www.informationaboutdiabetes.com/Cookie.htm

    Diabetic Cookies Recipe
    Ingredients:
    1 cup raisins
    1 cup water
    2 eggs, beaten
    1 tsp vanilla
    1 cup flour
    1/4 cup dates, chopped
    1/2 cup shortening
    3 tsp sweetener
    1 tsp soda

    Preparation:
    Boil raisins, dates and water for 3 minutes. Add shortening and cool.
    Add eggs, then all remaining ingredients and mix well. Chill. Drop onto
    ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

    http://www.informationaboutdiabetes.com/recipes/Diabetic__Cookies.htm

    Diabetic Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe
    Ingredients:
    1 cup flour
    1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
    1 egg
    1 tsp vanilla
    1/4 tsp salt
    1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    1/2 cup water
    1 tbsp liquid sweetener
    1/2 cup salad oil

    Preparation:
    Mix all together in a large bowl. Shape into balls and place on ungreased
    cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes. (You may add a little more flour if desired.)

    http://www.informationaboutdiabetes.com/recipes/Diabetic__Peanut__Butter__Cookies.htm

    Diabetic Applesauce Cookies Recipe
    Ingredients:
    1 3/4 cup cake flour
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 tsp nutmeg
    1/2 tsp cloves
    1 tsp baking powder
    salt, (opt.)
    1/2 cup butter
    1 tbsp sweet ten
    1 egg
    1 cup unsweetened applesauce
    1/2 cup raisins or nuts
    1 cup all bran

    Preparation:
    Mix. Drop on cookie sheet. Bake 20 minutes at 375 degrees

    http://www.informationaboutdiabetes.com/recipes/Diabetic_Applesauce_Cookies.htm

    Diabetic Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
    Ingredients:
    1/2 cup margarine
    1 egg
    1 tsp sucaryl solution
    1/4 cup milk
    1 cup flour
    1/2 tsp baking powder
    1/8 tsp baking soda
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 tsp nutmeg
    1/4 tsp salt
    1 tsp vanilla
    1/2 cup raisins
    1 cup rolled oats

    Preparation:
    Cream margarine. Add beaten egg, sucaryl solution, and milk. Sift and
    mix dry ingredients and then add to first mixture. Beat in vanilla,
    raisins, and rolled oats. Drop by teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet and bake. You can use 1/4 cup margarine and 1/4 cup applesauce or 1 banana instead of using the full amount of margarine

    http://www.informationaboutdiabetes.com/recipes/Diabetic__Oatmeal__Cookies.htm

  3. drusilla says:

    my grandma use to make these when i was little cas i have ad-hd and was not allowed much sugar i search for the recipes online and found i include the nutraits content also that they had

    this is a cookies called rosettes 1

    Amount Per Serving Calories: 26 | Total Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 15mg

    Ingredients
    2 eggs
    1 tablespoon white sugar
    1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
    1 cup milk
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    Directions
    1.Combine eggs, sugar and salt; beat well. Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth.
    2.Heat a rosette iron in deep, hot oil (375 degrees) for 2 minutes.
    3.Drain excess oil from iron. Dip in batter to 1/4 inch from the top of the iron, then dip iron immediately into hot oil (375 degrees).
    4.Fry rosette until golden, about 30 seconds. Lift out; tip upside down to drain. With fork, push rosette off iron onto a rack placed over paper towels.
    5.Reheat iron 1 minute; make next rosette.
    6.Sprinkle rosettes with confectioners’ sugar.

    this is a cookies called rosettes 2

    Nutritional Information
    Amount Per Serving Calories: 74 | Total Fat: 3.4g | Cholesterol: 28mg

    Ingredients
    2 eggs
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon white sugar
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    1 cup milk
    2 tablespoons butter (optional)
    1 cup vegetable oil for frying
    1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar for decoration
    Directions
    1.Mix all the ingredients, except the flour, to blend. Add the flour a little at a time, and beat until smooth.
    2.Deep-fry in hot oil, about 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). (Fry-Daddy works well). Heat the iron for about 10 seconds in the oil, then dip in batter. Place the iron in oil so it is just level with the top of the batter (If you put it in deeper, the batter will not come off the iron). Remove rosette from oil when lightly browned (it only takes seconds). Drain on paper towel. Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar. NOTE: If you chill the batter for a while, the rosettes come out thinner and crispier, but it isn’t required.

  4. Heather says:

    i use splenda it will taste good and as long as the kids don’t know it won’t hurt them. here recently i saw sugar free chocolate chips. so look for ones that say no or low sugar. but in most cases just sub with splenda.

  5. friendofchip says:

    You can use apple- sauce instead of sugar most the time it doesn’t taste bad at all.
    Or use diet soda- the sweetness is there, but the lack of sugar changes the texturee a little but there’s a boscuit with no sugar.

    Or use a bit of brown sugar and SOME applesauce.
    Biscuits have too much sugar in them. At least use unrefined brown sugar, which has lower GI than the white stuff.
    Here is one recipe I found, but it has dates and I wanted to say that dates are like the best thing to make a smoothie, or cookies or cake very sweet.
    They have NO fat, and no refined sugar.
    I am veryintolerant to sugar, I get heart palpitations, I never eat the stuff, if I do , I get a massive spike then slump and major depression next day.
    Dates are completely different- I can eat 2 lbs of them, and have NO sugar effect, the body just processed the raw sweetness in them very very slowly.
    So but some date paste, or dates, and soften them up in a TB of boiling water, put them in the pan- apricot paste can be used too.

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